Tamika Williams Joins Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption Board of Trustees

Posted on January 26, 2021

Foundation committed to finding adoptive homes for the more than 150,000 children waiting in North America’s foster care systems. Columbus, Ohio — The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption, a national non-profit public charity, today welcomed Tamika Williams as a member of its board of trustees, servi

New York Times Highlights Impact of COVID-19 on Youth in Foster Care

Posted on January 13, 2021

Every day, more than 50 young people age out of foster care in the United States without the stability and security of a permanent, loving family. Before the COVID-19 crisis, one in five youth who aged out experienced homelessness and only 50% were employed at age 24. Now, many are also navigating t

Wendy’s® Gives Back

Posted on October 23, 2020

Year after year, The Wendy’s Company, its franchise owners and operators, suppliers, employees and customers support the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption through events, personal gifts and in-restaurant campaigns. Following are highlights of the many ways that the Wendy’s family worked together t

A Brighter Future for Lexi and Nick

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Lexi and Nick were placed in foster care due to neglect, as their biological parents battled drug addiction and other issues. For five years, they longed for a permanent home. Fortunately, the siblings were adopted with help from the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption’s Wendy’s Wonderful Kids® prog
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